Transportation Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 8th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Transportation (NYSE:IYT) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • Republic Airways Hldgs (NASDAQ:RJET): The shares closed at $4.34, up $1.65, or 61.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $209.59 million. About the company: Republic Airways Holdings Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides passenger services. The company operates as US Airways Express, America West Express, and American Connection. Republic provides US Airways, American and America West with portions of their regional service, including service out of Boston, Columbus, Indianapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and St Louis. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS): The shares closed at $2.99, up $0.27, or 9.93%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.22 billion. About the company: DryShips Inc. owns and operates drybulk carriers. Commodities transported by the Company consist of major bulks, which include iron ore, coal, and grain, and minor bulks such as bauxite, phosphate and steel products. The Company also owns Ultra Deep Water Rigs. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO): The shares closed at $4.88, up $0.3, or 6.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $379.95 million. About the company: Frontline Limited owns a fleet of very large crude carriers and Suezmax tankers that transport crude oil and oil products between ports. The Company’s vessels are managed by ship management companies. Frontline conducts activities worldwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Grupo Aeroportuario del (NASDAQ:OMAB): The shares closed at $13.80, up $0.72, or 5.5%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $584.65 million. About the company: Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V. (OMA) operates international airports in the northern and central regions of Mexico. The airports serve Monterrey, Acapulco, Mazatlan, Zihuatanejo and several other regional centers and border cities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Knightsbridge Tankers Ltd (NASDAQ:VLCCF): The shares closed at $17.77, up $0.8, or 4.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $434.04 million. About the company: Knightsbridge Tankers Ltd. acquires, owns, leases, and charters double hull Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC). Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Hornbeck Offshore (NYSE:HOS): The shares closed at $32.14, down $3.32, or 9.36%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $864.98 million. About the company: Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. provides marine transportation services to the offshore oil and gas industry. The Company owns and operates deepwater offshore supply vessels in the Gulf of Mexico, which support day-to-day operations of oil drilling rigs and production platforms. Hornbeck also owns and operates ocean going tugs and barges in the northeastern United States and Puerto Rico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ:SBLK): The shares closed at $15.51, down $1.48, or 8.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $415.27 million. About the company: Star Bulk Carriers Corp owns and operates a fleet of dry bulk carriers. The Company’s vessels transport major bulks, which include iron ore, coal and grain and minor bulks such as bauxite, phosphate and steel products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE:CPA): The shares closed at $68.67, down $2.84, or 3.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.02 billion. About the company: Copa Holdings SA provides international airline passenger and cargo service. The Company provides scheduled flights to countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. The Company also has codeshare arrangements with Continental Airlines. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE:LCC): The shares closed at $5.21, down $0.18, or 3.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $844.60 million. About the company: US Airways Group, Inc. is an air carrier that transports passengers, property, and mail. The Company provides regularly scheduled service at airports in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW): The shares closed at $12.59, down $0.26, or 2.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $868.91 million. About the company: Seaspan Corp. operates a fleet of containerships. The Company’s ships are chartered to customers on a long-term fixed-rate basis. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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